Insomnia! Help!

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166 Posts
Oct 5, 2014 2:14pm
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Hey everyone, I've been having major insomnia issues! Anyone know of any good nutritional items and/or other tips that help with sleep?

05 Oct
Deal with the underlying cause of the sleepless nights, that's the only way...
05 Oct
Same here. I also can't sleep.
05 Oct
Don't workout past 9. No T.V., computer, phone. Trying reading or sex before bed. :-)
06 Oct
Try asmr look for it in YouTube it first seems wird but it really helps sleeping! Just listen.....
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385 Posts
Oct 5, 2014 3:00pm
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I have similar problems I get around 4 to 5 hours sleep most nights and was just talking to someone who recommended meditation...

I was thinking that being in an aware wired mindset all day my mined cant shut down I'm either lay in darkness waiting or reading on Internet...I figure its worth a try!

....and the evening snack might not help also cut out coffee after 6ish if you drink it!

06 Oct
I went a week with no coffee . Most night unless am completely wiped out my mind just going and going. Shy 9 a sledgehammer and some pills I dont sleep regularly lol. But don't like pills not am fond of the sledgehammer either
06 Oct
I tried some music by Enigma once and it had some heavy breathing in one song jump out of bed hyperventilating...I dont like pill either but might be the last resort!
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29 Posts
Oct 5, 2014 3:34pm
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I also have sleeping problems i only sleep about 4-6 hours  night sometimes i will just workout until i can't push anymore. Reading after a good workout and breathing exercises are very relaxing also. Good luck to you man

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29 Posts
Oct 5, 2014 3:37pm
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I've been told that melatonin is a natural sleep aid. I've tried it before...it works but i don't like taking sleep aids

05 Oct
If it's natural it should be good. I'm not into pharmaceutical services.
05 Oct
Reading a good book. Seems to calm mind body and soul.
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667 Posts
Oct 5, 2014 4:31pm
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Look at my topics started under my profile. You will find I've started a topic on 27 better ways to sleep. There are amazing tips there that can help you sleep better.
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166 Posts
Oct 5, 2014 5:26pm
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Awesome! Thx

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10 Posts
Oct 5, 2014 9:05pm
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I take trazodone everynight to sleep and its great, with no side effects.

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166 Posts
Oct 6, 2014 12:10am
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Great advice everyone, ty so much for all the feedback!

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821 Posts
Oct 6, 2014 5:27am
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I bought melatonin pills. It says take 1 but I take 2. It helps a lot

06 Oct
I bite a 3mg pill in half. I find I feel weird the next day with too much. Then I drink a cup of camomile tea with it. The two in combination put me out in about 20 mins. Or, for the same mix in a pill, these work well for me and my kids. http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B004VEXRTW/ref=mp_s_a_1_fkmr0_1?qid=1412577244&sr=8-1-fkmr0&pi=AC_SX110_SY165_QL70
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140 Posts
Oct 6, 2014 3:23pm
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Vaping a good Indica strain :)

06 Oct
I would spend the whole night contemplating the meaning of life or someother philosophical uselss nonsense.  Vaping is not as good either...even with the £400 volcano!
06 Oct
I've seen a lot of bad reviews on the volcano and a few people I met didn't like theirs. Some strains keep me up and are better for the day but now there are so many strain reviews also and new blends.
06 Oct
I just use a box vaporizer that was 100 usd. I find that pills either don't work or carry on to the next morning. I have a history of stokes in my family due to insomnia my father has had small strokes for about 15 years now. It's not for everyone but worth a try as not sleeping is one of the worst things you can do. I've tried pills that helped me sleep but I ended up being very forgetful and sluggish also I gained weight.
06 Oct
The magic flight box vape? I heard good things about it but not that its better than a volcano but being portable has its advantages...Most of the complaints on valcano have been not portable and inhaling from a bag....only glue sniffers use bags one person said...Im in UK so box are about £70 here..oh sorry I have to say this but your beautiful :-)
06 Oct
I've tried that one too but I have the one that's a box it just stays on the table with a tube. And thank you :)
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107 Posts
Oct 6, 2014 3:55pm
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I seem to have same problem.  It seems no matter what I try or do I can't sleep most nights I get 4-5 hours sleep. But eventually it catches up and I sleep for a good 8-9 hours.

Silviehibdon
45 Posts
Nov 16, 2016 7:57pm

Write down the thoughts that go through your mind when you can't sleep. Then think that causes these thoughts. 

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